Christopher Columbus (C.C.) Andrews Candidate

Born: October 27, 1829
Hillsboro, New Hampshire
Hillsborough County
United States
Resided: Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Stearns County
Death: September 21, 1922
Gender: Man
Occupation: Attorney
Military Service: U.S. Army, Civil War, Third Minnesota Infantry (Brevet Major General, 1861-1866).
Political Party: Democrat
Offices Held: State Senator: SD 20 (1859-1861).
Notes: Andrews worked in the office of the Solicitor of the Treasury prior to moving to Minnesota to practice law in 1857. Andrews rose in rank after volunteering for the Union Army from private to Captain of Company I of the Third Minnesota Infantry, to Lieutenant Colonel of the Third Minnesota Infantry in December 1862, to Brigadier general in January 1864, to Major General by Brevet in March 1865. He served as U.S. Minister to Norway and Sweden from 1869 to 1877. Andrews was U.S. Consul General to Brazil from 1882 to 1885.
Sources: The Weekly Minnesotian, May 9, 1857 (p. 7). The Minneapolis Morning Tribune, September 22, 1922 (p. 6).
Photo of Christopher Columbus Andrews
Photo of Christopher Columbus Andrews
U.S. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
3 3 0
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
11/03/1868 U.S. House, District 02 General Republican 8,598 25.70% Lost
11/05/1861 Governor General Write-In 1 0.00% Lost
11/05/1861 Lieutenant Governor General Write-In 4 0.02% Lost

Additional Images

Print advertisement for C.C. Andrews' law practice.
Print advertisement for C.C. Andrews' law practice.
St. Cloud Democrat, November 11, 1858 (p. 4).